Chennai COVID cases

Covid-19 active cases in Chennai comes down below 1%

This decrease in active cases comes despite the city recently reporting a few Covid clusters in educational institutions and star hotels.

published on : 12th January 2021

With spike in educational institutes, Chennai comes under COVID-19 spotlight again

While Chennai has been recording less than 400 cases continuously for almost a month now, officials said the recent spike is due to the clusters formed in the city's educational institutions.

published on : 21st December 2020

COVID-19: Chennai records negative case growth of 1.6 per cent, discharge rate nears 98 per cent

In the last seven days, the city has recorded a negative case growth of 1.6 per cent, said officials.

published on : 29th November 2020

Tamil Nadu reports 1,534 fresh COVID-19 cases, 16 deaths

Only Chennai and Coimbatore districts reported over 100 cases on the day, with Chennai recording 467 cases and Coimbatore 149. 

published on : 25th November 2020

Covid-19: Tamil Nadu reports 1,652 cases, 18 deaths; 2 patients discharged after long hospitalisation

Only three districts reported more than 100 cases. They are Chennai (492 cases), Chengalpattu (112 cases), and Coimbatore (170 cases). 

published on : 17th November 2020

COVID-19 positivity rate in Chennai stands at 5.4 per cent

According to data released by the city corporation on Sunday, in the last seven days Chennai has recorded a negative case growth of 3.7 per cent.

published on : 16th November 2020

‘Parai’ artists roped in to spread COVID-19 awareness in Chennai's Metro Stations 

According to a statement, the CMRL has roped in Nimirvu Kalaiyagam, a folk art team, to conduct Parai performances at the Tirumangalam Metro Station from 10 am to 11:30 am today. 

published on : 8th November 2020

Chennai’s COVID-19 positivity rate comes down to 5.3 percent

Tondiarpet and Teynampet Corporation zones become the first to have just one percent Covid-19 active cases 

published on : 8th November 2020

Lung infection in even worst-hit COVID patients could clear up six weeks after discharge

The doctors stressed that complete clinical recovery, which could even take a year, was more important than improvements seen in CT scans

published on : 30th October 2020

Active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu drops below 30000

According to the media bulletin issued by the Directorate of Public Health, Tamil Nadu tested 72,236 samples and 70,898 people on the day.

published on : 26th October 2020

Not blocking houses of COVID-19 patients anymore, says Chennai Corporation

Since May, many instances of residents getting locked up inside their houses with no way to enter or exit were shared in social media.

published on : 11th October 2020

COVID-19 spike in Chennai as 12 of 15 corporation zones record positive case growth

Currently, 761 streets in Chennai have active positive cases and in this, there are only ten containment zones.  

published on : 4th October 2020

Chennai doctors study clinical diagnosis of COVID-19 using CT-Scan for early treatment

The study aims to prove the accuracy of CT Scan findings over RTPCR findings, giving room for early diagnosis and treatment.

published on : 31st August 2020

Chennai continues to witness spurt in COVID-19 cases; Alandur new hotspot?

A worrying trend hovers, as Chennai continues to record close to 1300 cases daily. Nine corporation zones have recorded a positive case growth.

published on : 31st August 2020

Over 80 % of patients recover from COVID-19 in 13 districts of Tamil Nadu

Among the districts with high recovery, 89.3 per cent have recovered in Madurai, while 88 per cent have recovered in Chennai

published on : 16th August 2020
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